Testing & Certification

GBP has its own independent testing facility. Hereโ€™s an overview of specific tests and capabilities:

Cell & Pack Performance Testing

  • Cell qualification for all current battery technologies, including lithium-ion, lithium-ion polymer, lithium-iron phosphate, nickel-metal hydride, nickel-cadmium.
  • Cell cycle life
  • DC and AC impedance measurements
  • Cell storage performance at extreme temperature ranges
  • Pack design verification tests
  • Pack qualification tests
  • Accelerated pack life tests
  • Cell performance diagnosis
  • X-ray examination
  • Customer-specified performance tests

Safety Testing

  • UL1642, UL2054 tests (UL Certified lab), Japanese JIS C 8714 (PSE)
  • IEEE 1625, 1725 tests
  • Transportation test (UN38.3[DoT])
  • Overcharge
  • Over-discharge
  • Short circuit
  • Hot box
  • Crush
  • Nail penetration
  • Impact
  • Customer-specified safety testing

Environmental Testing

  • Thermal shock
  • Humidity
  • Thermal shock with humidity
  • Mechanical shock
  • Drop testing
  • Vibration
  • MIL-STD-810F
  • Altitude simulation
  • Cell swelling test
  • RFI immunity and emissions
  • ESD testing
  • Salt mist
  • Dust
  • Customer-specified environmental testing

We’re also experts at the new Class 9 shipping regulations for lithium-ion cells and batteries. We can apply for UL/CE and other certificates for all the customized battery packs as per customers’ request.